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Hey all,

This might be an old myth but,

If you have multiple HDD's in your PC and you re-install windows on one of those hard drives, does it erase all the data off the others too or does it not touch them?

I only ask as i have been told this happens/ used to happen.

Thanks

Josh
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Only touches the drive you are installed to. If you have software installed on the other drives then you will need to reinstall those again as the new OS will not have the needed registry keys and supporting files.
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